Month: March 2015

What makes you happy?

  Today is the U.N. International Day of Happiness. This is the first time I’ve heard of such a celebration, but I’m happy there’s one nevertheless. I first saw it on Instagram earlier today, when someone hash tagged his post, and it made me start thinking of the things that make me happy. Off the top of my head, here are 20 of them: 1. Seeing my children grow in the knowledge of the LORD and being bold enough to share about Jesus to other kids; 2. Receiving a hug, a kiss, or a gift, especially from people close to me; 3. Being with my family and friends, and serving them a delicious meal or desert (and getting compliments for it); 4. Accomplishing a task (it doesn’t matter if it’s as mundane as cleaning the bathroom); 5. Receiving stuff in the mail, such as post cards, letters, and packages (including things I’ve bought online!); 6. Having enough time to myself during the day to do some of my hobbies, such as reading, writing, taking photos, and trying …